Being separated from one’s parents and family creates disadvantage, and our commitment is to empower disadvantaged young people which includes creating opportunities to make friends in other cultures. Our Summer 2016 Newsletter is now out and is filled with stories about how the connections that have been weaved are changing, transforming and uplifting those that our project partners support.
Imagine a poor rural family, two small boys and two alcoholic parents. Inevitably the social services stepped in and the boys were taken to a ‘shelter’. Fortunately not long after, a couple from Kitezh were looking for two children to take into their family. Read on.
On Easter Sunday, Ecologia’s intrepid coastal runner, Simon Clark, set off from our base in Findhorn, Morayshire, on a 5,000 mile run around the wiggly edge of mainland Britain. Despite a cold, blustery wind many people gathered to send him off.
On Easter Sunday, Simon Clark, Ecologia’s intrepid adventurer will set off on an epic 5,000 mile run around Britain’s wiggly, jiggerdy coast to celebrate Ecologia Youth Trust’s 20th Anniversary and raise £10,000 to support our work with disadvantaged children.
Volunteering in Kenya provides an opportunity not only to experience an amazing country, its culture and people, but to make a difference to some of those affected most by poverty as well as HIV/AIDS.
On Sunday 6th December, 30 students from Sevenoaks School and St Paul’s Girls School as well as Montana, our Ecologia staff member took part in the London Santa Run. It was a great success, raising more than £4,000! Thanks to all our runners, a huge achievement!
This holiday season, our thoughts turn to all the children in the world who don’t have a safe, loving home this year. Every child deserves to love and be loved. Make a Christmas gift here to send your love to a child in need.
This Universal Children’s Day, as we celebrate 20 years of supporting disadvantaged children, we share the stories of those children whose lives we’ve helped to change for the better.
Have you heard about the Global Goals? On September 25th the United Nations launched a set of 17 ambitious goals for World Leaders to achieve three extraordinary things by 2030. End extreme poverty. Fight inequality and injustice. Fix climate change. Find out more.